buying a home


Here Are America's Least-Expensive Cities to Live In

8:15 am, April 25, 2014

Wall Street titans flock to Manhattan's Upper East Side and Hollywood A-listers favor Beverly Hills, but here are some places for the rest of us.


3 Keys to Buying a Vacation Home

12:01 pm, April 03, 2014

The weekend retreat market is hot – here's how to snag your recreational real estate.


Bonuses on Wall Street Earmarked for Real Estate

8:16 am, March 20, 2014

The average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City grew by 15% to $164,530 in 2013, and that's going toward home purchases.


4 Million Renters Want to Be First-Time Homeowners

10:43 am, March 14, 2014

If would-be homeowners made the move, it would double the number of first-time buyers in 2013.


Foreign Buyers of New York Real Estate Want These Amenities

7:51 am, March 11, 2014

Whether they are from Russia, the Ukraine, China, France or Israel, foreign buyers all have one thing in common.


Is Cold Weather to Blame for a Softening Housing Market?

8:10 am, March 04, 2014

In January, housing starts fell 16% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 880,000, down 2% year-over-year. Mortgage applications have also been on the decline in ...


Buy A Home Now -- It's The Best Time

10:32 am, February 20, 2014

With home buying and ownership expense rising so rapidly, it may be best to jump in and make a purchase now, before it becomes unaffordable


The Median Home Price Will Get You the Most Bang for Your Buck Here

9:11 am, December 27, 2013

The national median home price in the U.S., especially for non-remodeled homes, is priced at around $163,000. But what that will get you depends on where you're looking.


Closing Costs Set to Rise: Buy Sooner Rather than Later

6:43 am, December 23, 2013

Fee increases are nigh from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


Home Buying in Winter

7:58 am, December 09, 2013

This year it might make sense, due to low mortgage rates and a lull in home price gains.

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